Superpatriots and Morons and Pregnant With Emotion (2 stars)

Zimbabwean politics

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This article is from 2007.

Superpatriots and Morons and Pregnant With Emotion

This bill features two plays performed in rep, highlighting the current political situation in Zimbabwe. The first depicts Mugabe and his response to those who oppose him and the second a woman whose baby refuses to be born under the current administration. The second is certainly the stronger, conveying ideas through traditional African techniques, while the first identifies the facts but lacks a suitable vehicle to express them. The world should discover more about the plight of Zimbabweans but not from watching these plays. (Nicola Husband)

Assembly Hill Street, 623 3030, until 27 Aug, 7.45pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£8.50–£9.50).

This article is from 2007.

Superpatriots and Morons and Pregnant with Emotion

  • 2 stars

Two plays performed in rep highlighting the current political situation in Zimbabwe. The second is stronger, while the first identifies the facts but lacks a suitable vehicle to express them. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

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